Issue with ATH10K driver while bringing up mesh interface

Sridhar Kondabathini sridhark at
Mon Aug 15 21:06:35 PDT 2016

   When we are trying to bring up AP to add mesh interfaces on T1024 board with 
kernel-3.12; ath10k drivers backported from 4.4;hostapd 2.5 for 11AC support is 
used, then we are getting below error - 


T1024# ifconfig mesh0

mesh0     Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 04:f0:21:1b:7d:b6
          BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)

T1024# ifconfig mesh0 up

[ 8694.385554] ath10k_pci 0001:03:00.0: must load driver with rawmode=1 to add mesh 


How to resolve this issue, can you please help on this. 


Sridhar Kondabathini,
Research engineer,
PSG lab,
Center for Development Of Telematics

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